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Carmina Chromatica

Composer
Year of composition
2000
Lyricist
anon.
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
13 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumental parts
Not available

The text of Carmina Chromatica is taken from the introduction to 'Prophetiae sibyllarum' by Roland de Lassus (c.1560). It translates as follows - "Chromatic songs, which you hear in artful modulation, These are the ones in which the secrets of our salvation With bold voices, long ago, were sung by the twelve sibyls". I have provided a brief scenario below the title, by way of an explanation of this rather cryptic and polymetric piece.

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